SPORTS

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THE NEW YORK TIMES

New runners working toward their first mile have plenty in common with experienced runners looking to hit an Olympic qualifying time: You’re on the same playing field when it comes to facing down a New Year’s running resolution.


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SPORTS

Greek sailing champion Vasileia Karachaliou has lashed out against the president of the Greek Olympic Committee, Spyros Kapralos, accusing him of making threats “in a nationalist guise” because she plans to represent a different country in her sport, citing a lack of support from the Greek state.

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SOCIETY

A 28-year-old member of Greece’s national chess team has walked away with the bronze in the women’s blitz category at the European Blitz and Rapid Chess Championship in Katowice, Poland.


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NEWS

Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas underwent elbow surgery on Thursday and is to begin his 2022 preparations in Dubai next month.


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IMAGES

“Running whets your appetite for life,” amateur runner Stelios Prassas tells Kathimerini. At the age of 90, Prassas became the oldest person to run the 42.195 km Athens Marathon on November 14, finishing in 8 hours.



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SOCIETY

They supported each other in the superhuman effort they undertook and came out victorious. Vasso Konstantinopoulou, 25, and Sonia Tsekini, 45, came third and fourth place respectively in the Panhellenic Marathon Championship in Athens last Sunday.

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VIDEOS

Runners and volunteers waited two years for the return of the New York City Marathon, after it was canceled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.


MARIOS GIANNAKOU

The day that the massive wildfire started in Varybobi, north of Athens, in early August, Marios Giannakou was on an expedition to the Arctic Circle, exploring Norway’s fjords in a sailing boat.

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NEWS

Greek Olympic champion Lefteris Petrounias sought to clarify on Thursday that he fully supports anyone who has suffered any form of abuse in the field of sports after causing a storm of protest on social media with his statements regarding allegations of the maltreatment of athletes.